Mission Statement

The College of Humanities and the Arts at San José State University provides a high-quality liberal arts education focused on creativity, innovation, and problem solving.  We prepare students to be compassionate, informed citizens of the world. 

Message from the Dean

The College of Humanities and the Arts at San José State University is the heart and soul of the university. We offer high-quality, hands-on programs in humanities and the arts that prepare students to be lifelong learners and skilled critical thinkers. Active in their respective fields, our faculty bring extensive knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm to the classroom. Across the numerous disciplines that comprise our diverse college, we share a commitment to creativity and equity that undergirds our quest for educational excellence.

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